The Beach Guide

Trecco Bay (Porthcawl)

Trecco Bay (Porthcawl) - Glamorgan

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One of half a dozen beaches belonging to the resort town of Porthcawl, which is located on a low limestone headland twenty miles from Swansea. Trecco Bay is a large expanse of sand and rock backed by Trecco Bay Holiday Camp, a large static caravan park.

Type of beach

Sand & rock

Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dog restrictions apply. Dog exercise area.

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  • Disabled facilities

Nearest town



CF36 5DB

OS grid ref.

SS 8316 7663

Water quality

Water quality star rating


Blue Flag AwardMarine Conservation Society Recommended

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